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Joseph Chappell Hutcheson
Birth: May 18, 1842
Death: May 26, 1924
Signal Mountain
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA

US Congressman. Born and raised on the "Mt Airy" plantation near Boydton, Virginia. He graduated from Randolph Macon College and immediately volunteered for service in the Confederate Army. His service included two tours one with the 21st Virginia Infantry and the second with the 14th Virginia Infantry in which unit he served as an officer. Upon the termination of hostilities he attended and graduated from the University of Virginia with a law degree. Once removed to Texas, Captain Hutcheson served in the Texas Legislature and later as a U.S. Congressman from 1893 to 1897. While in the Congress he worked tirelessly to obtain federal backing for the construction of a navigable waterway to Houston. Due to the eventual success and construction of that waterway he is considered one of the fathers of the Houston Ship Channel. His interests outside of the law and politics numbered him as an outstanding bird and fox hunter. He and several other civic minded persons are credited with saving Houston's Glenwood Cemetery from financial ruin in its early development years. (bio by: Jim Hutcheson (James Sterling H.)) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Sterling Hutcheson (1804 - 1881)
  Mary Mitchell Hutcheson Hutcheson (1806 - 1895)
 
 Spouses:
  Mildred Lightfoot Carrington Hutcheson (1846 - 1883)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Palmer Hutcheson (1851 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Nash Hutcheson Chapin (1868 - 1957)*
  Mary Manly Hutcheson (1870 - 1891)*
  Stella Hutcheson Dabney (1872 - 1946)*
  Mildred Carrington Hutcheson Clymer (1874 - 1954)*
  Kate Lightfoot Hutcheson (1876 - 1876)*
  Charles Sterling Hutcheson (1877 - 1887)*
  Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (1879 - 1973)*
  Allen Carrington Hutcheson (1882 - 1974)*
  John William Hutcheson (1883 - 1884)*
  William Palmer Hutcheson (1887 - 1966)*
  Rosalie Winifred Hutcheson Bosworth (1890 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Adella Frances Hutcheson Brown (1828 - 1912)*
  John William Hutcheson (1829 - 1862)*
  Sterling Neblett Hutcheson (1834 - 1889)*
  Mary Araminta Victoria Hutcheson Riddick (1837 - 1858)*
  Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (1842 - 1924)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Nov 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8062690
Joseph Chappell Hutcheson
Added by: Jim Hutcheson (James Sterling H.)
 
Joseph Chappell Hutcheson
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
Joseph Chappell Hutcheson
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
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- MICHAEL WAYNE HUTCHISON A PROUD U.S. ARMY VET
 Added: Jul. 25, 2015
Thanks for your service to a worthy cause.
- Brenda Reed
 Added: Apr. 10, 2015

- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015
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